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How is MES different than ERP and other software?

Let’s Look at Where You are Now Before We Assess Where You’re Going.

Let’s Look at Where You are Now Before We Assess Where You’re Going. 

We’ve been working...

Have You Considered a PEST Analysis? You Should.

It’s rare to say “you should” to someone until you really know their circumstances.  Even then,...

What Market Are You In?

Have you clearly identified the difference between your industry and your market?  So many of us...

What Power Do Companies Like Yours Have?

We’re spending the next few weeks talking big picture.  Everyone is heads down, with good...

What Else Can Do What You Do?

Notice that we didn’t ask who else can do what you do.  The question here is what else can do...

Where's the Power in Your Buying Model?

We’ve been talking about business strategy this week.  While everyone else is dealing with...

You Have the Tools and the Questions. Now You Need a Plan.

Over the last several days, we’ve talked about questions around productivity and growth when...

Next, You Need a Tool

Yesterday, we talked about a few questions that you might ask while you’re gone from the office...

Action Plans Start Here with a Question

Strategic plans aside, we’re “sheltering-in-place.”  How is your business going to function...

What We Learn From Failures

I almost hate to start the year off with failure, but it’s so critical that we’re going to talk...

Thinking differently in 2020

I’m going back 20 years for this one.  In 1999, sitting on the cusp of the millennium, we were...

Gratitude

Over the last year, I have established a daily morning routine that includes gratitude.  I wake...

Decision-Making Model Part 2

In the first piece on the Decision Making Model, we focused on data acquisition.  Data is...

Is The Cloud Safe?

SAAS – Software as a Service – is now just known as “the Cloud.”  Clouds, by their very nature,...

Thankful

At CIMx, we are very thankful to work with so many terrific companies and customers.  We speak...